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Sr Research & Development Scientist

Sr Research & Development Scientist

FPC of Bangor
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FPC of Bangor

Sr Research & Development Scientist

FPC Bangor is working with a specialty paper mill looking for a Sr R&D Scientist to join their technical team.  The successful candidate will be responsible for efficiently developing new products by connecting market needs with technical expertise and look for opportunities to improve current products.

 

Responsibilities:

·       Efficiently plan and conduct experimentation for modifying existing or developing new products.

·       Utilize tools such as Stage Gate to develop and meet milestones in a timely manner.

·       Provide the commercial team with technical guidance on product performance and participate as required in discussions to elicit customer needs and translate into actionable information.

·       Provide direction to research team and peer group to efficiently prioritize laboratory work and design experimental methodology to efficiently arrive at results and conclusions.

·       Efficiently document progress and provide reports as appropriate to key stakeholders.

·       Use and improve current project documentation system and provide guidance on prioritization of key initiatives with concurrence from stake holders.

·       Use a safe work culture as a cornerstone of all laboratory work and be proactive in seeking ways to improve our safety culture.

 

Qualifications:

·       Advanced degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or allied fields is required.

·       Five years of experience in developing new products for paper and packaging markets is required. Formulation experience is preferred.

·       Lead project teams from conception to successful commercialization of products. Training in project management or similar will be a plus.

Please send your current resume to Leisa Wallace for immediate consideration.

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